ESTHER HATAKEYAMA ISOBE Esther Hatakeyama Isobe, 93, of Honolulu, passed away on January 17, 2016 at the Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born on July 23, 1922 in Kapaa, Kauai, the only daughter among the eight children of Muneichi and Shigeru Hatakeyama. She is survived by daughters Amy (Tom) Yamashita, Ellyn (Blake) Nuibe, Ina Isobe (Paul Nishimoto); grandchildren Andrew Nuibe (Jeralyn Irei), Michael Fujioka, Kelly Nuibe, Annie Yamashita. Also survived by brothers Tsukasa, Coontz, and Herbert Hatakeyama. Predeceased by husband Minoru and daughter Lisa. Esther, a homemaker, attended the University of Hawaii, and sang in the church choir for many years. She had many artistic and musical talents, including playing the harmonica. Memorial service Saturday, February 13. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Service 10:00 a.m. at Waiokeola Congregational Church. Aloha attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased